Abstract guidelines

Deadline: The call for abstracts isextended until June 30th, 2016.

Abstracts submitted will be considered for poster sessions or oral presentations. Abstracts must be submitted under the sub-theme that best fits your topic:

Conference sub-themes:

  • Food and Nutrition Assessment methodologies
  • Food policy, Food Prices, Livelihoods and Nutritional well-being
  • Nutrition and HIV, Micronutrient Deficiencies
  • Diet therapy, overnutrition, NCDs and cancers
  • Maternal Nutrition and Infant and Young Child Feeding
  • Nutrition, Food Security and Agricultural linkages
  • Scaling Up Nutrition


Submission format:

The abstract should be submitted in English and should be a maximum of 300 words (excluding the title, authors and affiliation).

Formatting instructions:

  • Title – Font: Times New Roman, font size: 14 pt, Bold Regular.
  • Authors names – Font: Times New Roman, font size: 12 pt. Bold Regular.
  • Affiliation – Font: Times New Roman, font size: 12 pt. Italic.
  • Body – Font: Times New Roman, font size: 12 pt. Regular.
  • Limit: 300 words.


  • The abstract for original research should be formatted according to the traditional headings (Introduction, Methods, Results, Conclusion). Abstracts for programmes, policies or other work that does not fit the scientific format can use an alternative format but should stay within the 300 word limit.
  • Use Latin alphabet characters only.
  • Reduce abbreviations to a minimum, especially non-standard ones, and define at first use. Abbreviations should not be used in the title. Make the title intelligible to all.
  • Send abstracts via email to: abstracts.anec7@gmail.com 
  • Send open documents only (e.g. DOC, DOCX) not PDF.